Prepare to Enter the Trades

See why so many students start their career with WCC. If you have a passion for creating or fixing things, or want the satisfaction of working on something that will be around for a long time, you’ll enjoy learning in our state-of-the-art facilities. Check out all your options!

Earn a certificate or degree in a trade

You can be on your way to a well-paying career in construction, welding, HVACR, manufacturing, auto body or motorcycle repair, and more. With a certificate or associate degree, you will be ready for entry-level work in your chosen field, or you can transfer your credits to a 4-year college or university and earn a bachelor’s degree.

Interested in joining a union?

While we can’t guarantee you entry into a building trades union, our coursework will get you ready to pass the rigorous testing required for membership.


In partnership with the international Ironworkers Union, WCC offers a 24-credit pre-apprenticeship program that will qualify you to become a member of Ironworkers Local 25.

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